4 K-Dramas releasing on Netflix in June 2022 that are must-watch

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Korean dramas have successfully wooed the entire world with a plethora of storylines, plots, out-of-the-world characters, and whatnot. They tend to experiment with out-of-the-box ideas and unsurprisingly, they work on the masses, resulting in worldwide acclaim. In order to maintain and even increase their viewership, Netflix decided to take up such loved shows and with time, it has a massive library of K-dramas now and an equally huge viewership.

Every month, Netflix releases a bunch of new shows from Korea, and once again the excitement among the viewers shoots up to the sky. With the month of June just starting, here’s a list of the K-dramas that are on Netflix’s release list for June 2022. Don’t forget to check them out:

Money Heist – Joint Economic Area (Season 1)

Money Heist: Korea - Joint Economic Area | Teaser Trailer | Netflix

Directed by: Kim Hong-sun

Cast:  Yoo Ji-tae, Park Hae-soo, Jeon Jong-seo, Lee Won-jong, and Park Myung-hoon

Release Date: June 24, 2022

Number of Episodes: 16

Money Heist: Korea is one of the most anticipated shows from Korean television, inspired by the Spanish show, La Casa de Papel. When North and South Korea opened their borders and brought the concept of a joint economy, people expected some improvement in living conditions. But soon after, the rich kept becoming richer and the average people were left suffering. Hence, a master strategist and his crew of people set out to pull off a heist that was never seen or heard of before.

Cafe Minamdang (Season 1)

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Directed by: Go Jae-hyun

Cast: Seo In-guk, Oh Yeon-seo, Kwak Si-yang, Kang Mi-na, Kwon Soo-hyun, Jung Man-sik

Release Date: June 27, 2022

Number of Episodes: 16

New Episodes on: Monday, Tuesday

The story follows an ex-criminal profiler, Nam Han-Joon who became a shaman in order to scam people of their money. He opened a fortune-telling café called Minamdang and with his impeccable talking skills and presentation, he cheats people. However, he gets involved in their problems or cases and helps solve them. Soo-Cheol and Nam Hye-Joon are his partners in crime where Soo-Cheol owns a detective agency and Hey-Joon is a hacker.

Alchemy of Souls (Season 1)

Alchemy of Souls | Official Teaser | Netflix [ENG SUB]

Directed by: Park Joon-hwa

Cast: Lee Jae-wook, Jung So-min, Hwang Min-hyun, Shin Seung-ho, Yoo Jun-sang, Oh Na-ra and Jo Jae-yoon.

Release Date: June 18, 2022

Number of Episodes: 16

New Episodes on: Saturday, Sunday

There are usual American and British period dramas and then are the Korean ones, with elaborate storylines, exceptionally made dresses, the customs of the period, and whatnot. They give a look into a history that was never known to the viewers before and that is one factor why they work so much.

Alchemy of Souls is another one of the period dramas that is set to be released this month. It is set in a fictional country called Daeho where magicians reside and get a hold of their magic while they tackle the evils of the world.

Extraordinary Attorney Woo (Season 1)

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Directed by: Yoo In-shik

Cast: Park Eun-bin, Kang Tae-oh, Kang Ki-young, Jin Kyung, Baek Ji-won

Release Date: June 29th, 2022

Number of Episodes: 16

New Episodes on: Wednesday and Thursday

If you have watched The Good Doctor on Netflix, then you’ll pretty much understand Autism Spectrum Disorder and the way it affects one’s personal as well as professional life. Asperger’s Syndrome belongs on the ASD spectrum but with more functionality. It will be addressed in the upcoming K-drama Extraordinary Attorney Woo through a lawyer named Woo Young Woo. She topped her class in law school yet has difficulties in everyday life due to her neurological conditions.